A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Isabela in Puerto Rico. Exact location of event, longitude -67.0678 West, latitude 19.2113 North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us60007gwl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007gwl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 03:15:15 / January 27, 2020 @ 3:15 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:15:15 / 11:15 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moca, Arecibo, Aguadilla. Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Isabela (c. 12 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Hatillo (c. 5 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Quebradillas (c. 5 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Moca (c. 5 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days eight hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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